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Robert McNamara exclusive on Hardball

“The Fog of War,” a biographical look at McNamara’s life
ROBERT S MCNAMARA IN NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM THE FOG OF WAR
Former United States Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara is shown in a scene from the new documentary film "The Fog of War." McNamara, who has headed the Ford Motor Company and The World Bank, is one of the last surviving members of late President John F. Kennedy's cabinet. The film, by documentarian Errol Morris, shows McNamara as he grapples with his role in history. Sony Pictures / Reuters file

Former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara speaks exclusively to Chris Matthews about his role in the Vietnam war and the documentary detailing his life on MSNBC’s “Hardball with Chris Matthews,” Wednesday, Jan. 7, 7-8 p.m. ET.

“The Fog of War,” directed by celebrated filmmaker Errol Morris, is a biographical look at McNamara’s life, including his part in the war against Japan and the bombing of Tokyo in World War II, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the pivotal role McNamara had during the war in Vietnam.

For more on the movie, click to: http://www.sonyclassics.com/fogofwar/